Saugatuck Chain Ferry - Saugatuck, MI
Posted by: lazyCachers
N 42° 39.445 W 086° 12.339
16T E 565104 N 4723078
Quick Description: Located in Wicks Park on Water Street in Saugatuck, Michigan
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 6/23/2008 4:26:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM41FG
The chain ferry is propelled by hand-cranking it along a chain that stretches across the Kalamazoo River. There's been a ferry at this crossing since 1838 and it's the last to survive on the Great Lakes.
One way fares:
Children (3+) $1.00
Infants, bicycles, and pets Free
The Ferry is open July-Aug
Mon-Fri 11am – 8 pm
Sat – Sun, holidays 9am – 9pm.
Body of water served: The Kalamazoo River
Downtown Saugatuck to Mt Baldhead Park
Terminal / landing address:
360 Water St
Saugatuck, MI USA
Hours of operation (non-scheduled ferry service): Not listed
Dining room / cafeteria: Not Listed
Gift shop: Not Listed
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